There are 10,000 possible security alarm code combinations (using the numbers 9-0) but some are easier to crack then others. Where does your alarm code rank in the top 6 worst combinations?
When most people think “door-to-door scam,” they think of the sleazy-looking salesperson trying to sell you something you don’t need. But in reality, most door-to-door scams come in many forms and play on your most basic emotions, such as instilling fear, confusion or playing up to natural greed.
When setting up a security system in your home, you usually get a nice sign to place in your front yard. But does that sign actually deter burglars away? The answer is “yes” a security yard sign helps keep some burglars at bay.
This article is sponsored by Ackerman Security Want to lower your energy bills this winter? Then you’ll want to turn the thermostat to a more energy efficient temperature setting. But, what is this magic setting?…
Smoke detectors fail to sound an alarm 20-25% of the time. With that in mind, here are signs that you will need to get new smoke detectors for your home.
A common question that homeowners ask is “If the power goes out, does my security system still work?” It depends on the type of security monitoring you have. Let’s go through each of the alarm monitoring technologies in more detail.
Home burglaries are more likely to happen during the holidays. Follow these five safety tips to protect your home for the holidays.
This content is sponsored by Ackerman Security It’s that time of year when you decorate your house for the holidays with lights and other decorations. While they may look nice to your neighbors and passerby’s-…
With the holidays around the corner, you may be looking for a way to give to charity or get a great deal on presents for friends and family. But in the midst of all this, there are people trying to take advantage of your hard earned money. Here are tips on how to avoid the most common holiday scams.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.